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14:48 UK time, Monday, 3 November 2008

"A campaign spokesman said the ban might stop people confusing the Latin abbreviation e.g. with the word 'egg'." How often is this actually a problem? The only sentence I can think of where it's genuinely unclear is: "The children decided to play various pranks on residents' property this Halloween; e.g./egg cars, windows, elderly relatives etc..."
Kat Murphy, Coventry

If local councils want to ban the use of latin words may I suggest they start with the two Anglicised Latin words "local" and "council"?
Michael, Lincoln

Credo quia absurdum est
Stuart, Croydon

Is it pure coincidence that the man responsible for Lego characters washing up on beaches is named Ego Leonard? Eager anagramists (if that's even a word) will spot A Lego Drone when they see one.
Dan McCrory, Weybridge, England

Re the giant Lego man washed up on a beach. I take it that he hasn't spoken yet, but can he play the piano?
John Thompson, Durham

Re: Lego man - had he been out canoeing?
Pip, Corby

I hate to be a pedant, but not every newspaper had Hamilton's face on the front - the Daily Sport looked quite out of place amongest the other titles. Admittedly, "newspaper" is a bit of a misnomer in its case, but it is officially one.
Al, Cambridge

I'm so disappointed that the merged banks will be called the Lloyds Banking Group. I was hoping for Lloyds TSBHBOS.
Basil Long, Nottingham

So hitting this wall was Clarkson's "first serious road accident in 31 years"? But it wasn't an accident, it was deliberate. May I suggest the word "purpident"?
Frederick Heath-Renn, London, UK

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